Like it or not retailers are operating in a tech driven society, whether you’re a high end boutique or the local corner store these days a retailer can’t afford to be living in the dark ages. From grass roots social media brand awareness campaigns to influencing in-store - purchases technology has forever altered the consumer experience.

There is a plethora of benefits we could highlight from embracing technology in your retail space but for now we will focus on the core reasons every retail MUST invest in technology.


Laws passed in 2015 which allowed small businesses to claim an immediate deduction for assets which costs less than $20,000 will expire on the 30th June 2017. Any business with turnover of less than $2 million automatically qualifies for eligibility, provided the assets are in use, or installed ready for use before the cessation date. For further information, visit the ATO site here


In today’s tough retail market vendors must actively embrace cutting edge technology to ensure business viability and success. Cloud based point of sale and back office systems provide the greatest return on investment and “bang for your buck” by embracing the resource pooling concept to allow retailers far greater efficient and effective options compared to traditional systems. The following aspects of cloud technologies distinguish the benefits of installing such a system.

On Friday GaP Solutions was proud to attended the 2016 South Australian Food Industry gala awards night. Designed to ‘shine a light’ on the exciting and innovative food industry in the state the menu showcased exceptional homegrown produce including awarding winning Bultara Saltbush Lamb iconic Golden North ice cream for dessert and refreshments by Prancing Pony Brewery, Bickfords and Kangaroo Island Spirits.

GaP is a member of Food SA and supports its mission to help industry grow, unite, lead and sustain South Australia’s food industry into the future. The support of the South Australian government and initiatives such as Food SA have helped GaP Solutions grow into a national leader in retail solutions with innovative offerings such as emc.


EMC Cloud based POS and Reports

We’ve been busy showcasing our cloud based point of sale (POS) and back office systems at all the recent trade expos, such as Metcash Expo QLD, SPAR Tradeshow QLD, Convenience & Impulse Expo VIC, APFIF Singapore & many more events across the globe.